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Outstanding faculty within the College of Education may be considered for a number of university and COE awards. The nomination and selection process for these awards varies.

Awards Recipients

Regional and National Teaching Awards

COE Awards

Deadlines

All nominations should be submitted to the Office of the Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Services by 5 pm on January 31. Should this date fall on a weekend or holiday, nominations should be submitted the next working day. Email the nomination packet as a single PDF to Terrie Franklin at terrie.franklin@uga.edu. The Awards Committee will not review late or incomplete dossiers.

Application Procedures and Documentation

It is the responsibility of the nominators to assemble a full dossier on the nominee. The dossier must contain:

  • A Cover Sheet
  • Nomination Letter (not to exceed 2 pages)
  • Vita (10 pages specifically responsive to the award criteria or a full vita with relevant portions highlighted)
  • Body of Nomination (not to exceed 5 pages)

Recognition

All awardees receive a plaque and a monetary award, which may be used for summer salary or expended for travel, supplies or other allowable expenses during the next fiscal year.

Restrictions

Previous awardees are ineligible for the same award. Members of the Faculty Awards Committee are ineligible for nomination during the time they are serving on the committee.


[Updated August 2015]

List of Awards

UGA Awards

The nomination and selection process for the University-wide awards listed below varies. Please review the following links carefully for detailed information related to eligibility, application process, and submission requirements. Some of the awards are handled directly by offices outside the College of Education while others are processed through the Office of Faculty and Staff Services for the Dean of the College of Education. Nominations that must be submitted to the College of Education awards committee should be submitted as a single PDF file via email attachment Terrie Franklin.

Please note:The COE Awards Committee will not accept late or incomplete dossiers. It is the responsibility of the nominator to ensure the dossier is complete and submitted by the deadline.

Early Career Scholar Awards (3 categories)

Robert C. Anderson Memorial Award

  • Research: [Robert C. Anderson Memorial Award](http:// https://research.uga.edu/iga/awards/#1485957279273-29d4aedd-8e75)
  • Eligibility: Recent Ph.D. graduates
  • Due Date UGA: November 1st, 2017
  • Questions? Terrie Franklin

Creative Research Award

Creative Research Medal

Regents Teaching Excellence Awards for Online Teaching

Regents Teaching Excellence Awards

Regents Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Awards

Service Learning Teaching Excellence Award

Service Learning Research Excellence Award

Walter Barnard Hill Award

  • Service: Walter Barnard Hill Award
  • Eligibility: Faculty members whose assignments and workloads (budgeted EFT is 51% or more) have focused significantly on public service and outreach for the last five years
  • Due Date UGA: October 16, 2017
  • Questions? Terrie Franklin

Walter Barnard Hill Fellow Award

Distinguished Research Professor

Richard B. Russell Undergraduate Teaching Award

  • Teaching: Richard B. Russell Undergraduate Teaching Award
  • Eligibility: Tenure-track faculty engaged in undergraduate instruction who have been at the University a minimum of three years at the time of the actual award and who have been in a tenure-track position for a total of no more than 10 years.
  • Due Date COE: October 17
  • Due Date UGA: November 21, 2017
  • Questions? Terrie Franklin

Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorships

University Professorship

  • Other Awards:
  • Eligibility: Nominations for these awards come from the Dean. If you have a nominee to suggest, please contact Denise Spangler.
  • Due Date UGA: November 7, 2017
  • Contact: Denise Spangler

Regents Professorship

  • Other Awards:
  • Eligibility: Nominations for these awards come from the Dean. If you have a nominee to suggest, please contact Denise Spangler.
  • Due Date UGA: November 7, 2017
  • Contact: Denise Spangler